It's not because things are difficult that we dare not venture. It's because we dare not venture that they are difficult.
Quote by Seneca
If you judge, investigate
A man is as unhappy as he has convinced himself he is.
We are more often frightened than hurt: our troubles spring more often from fancy than...
A multitude of executions discredits a king, as a multitude of funerals a doctor
Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end.
Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself. His counsel may...
Life is neither a good nor an evil: it is a field for good and...
The true felicity of life is to be free from anxieties and perturbations; to understand...
He who profits by a crime commits it
Freedom is not being a slave to any circumstance, to any constraint, to any chance;...
That grief is light which can take counsel.
We learn not in the school, but in life
When we are well, we all have good advice for those who are ill.
Old age is an incurable disease.
A sword is never a killer, it is a tool in the killer's hands
Those whom true love has held, it will go on holding.
Laws do not persuade because they threaten
It does not matter how many books you have, but how good the books are...
Between the covers of the books that no one had ever read again, in the...
Literature can remind us that not all life is already written down: there are still...